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Date:	Sat, 2 Jun 2007 08:15:12 +1000
From:	Herbert Xu <>
To:	Auke Kok <>
Subject: Re: [PATCH] e1000: disable polling before registering netdevice

On Fri, Jun 01, 2007 at 10:22:39AM -0700, Auke Kok wrote:
> To assure the symmetry of poll enable/disable in up/down, we should
> initialize the netdevice to be poll_disabled at load time. Doing
> this after register_netdevice leaves us open to another race, so
> lets move all the netif_* calls above register_netdevice so the
> stack starts out how we expect it to be.
> Signed-off-by: Auke Kok <>
> Cc: Herbert Xu <>
> Cc: Doug Chapman <>

Looks good!

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